ASA News

News relating to ASA and clubs

Orientation 2016

Social Orientation week kicks off on Monday 29th February. Make sure you've liked our facebook page so that as the details are released you'll be the first to know!

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ASA's 2015 Lecturer of the Year Results Announcement

ASA Congratulates Dr Fakhrul Alam who was announced overall winner of Lecturer of the Year 2015. Read on for College winners and Advocacy Accolades

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Clubs' Prize Giving 2015

Yet another fabulous clubs' prize giving dinner and awards ceremony was held at the ASA lounge on Monday 19th October.  Invitations were sent out to all of the club committees and there were about 80 students in attendance, many of whom came dressed in club attire, be they branded t-shirts or climbing harnesses. 

The awards presented were: 

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Inaugural Uni Futsal Championships

The inaugural University National Championships were held at Massey Albany over the weekend of 28th-30th August.  Read the full report here. 

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eSports Club reformed

The eSport Club is up and running again - find out what they've been up to so far.

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SINZ - Pay it Forward Movie Night

Our first movie night for the year kicked off in the ASA longue and it had an enjoyable atmosphere. ‘Pay it Forward’ was a really touching and sad movie (a few people had watery ears by the end of it). Everyone really enjoyed watching it, as the story behind it is one of great motivation; a small idea can change the whole world. It was a very good representation of what a Social Innovation project aspires to. Hopefully we can get more people to come along to our upcoming events! We really want to get more students aware of how big of a difference small things can make. 

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Aerial Arts - 1st club report

New for Semester 2 and looking to go from strength to strength - read all about the Aerial Arts club here. 

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Class Advocates' Awards 2015

Another great Class Advocates' Award Ceremony and Party was held on Friday 16th October.  

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Final 2016 ASA Election Results

Whilst we needed to remove a few votes made by non-Albany based students, the results remained unchanged. The new team are looking forward to making a difference for you in 2016.

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Community Garden Club President's Report 2015

Read Richard's report here.

 

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2016 Election Results

Preliminary election results were released today.

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Rugby Club Video

MUA Rugby club have been making good use of the ASA GoPro camera - take a look at their video.  Remember all affiliated clubs can borrow this, the booking form is here https://asa.ac.nz/clubs/club-documents

 

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Nominees announced for 2016 Executive Committee

The nominees for the 2016 Executive Committee have been finalised and are as follows:

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ASA Election - Change of date

Voting for candidates in the ASA Election has been postponed for 1 week and will now occur between 25th and 30th September. 

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ASA Executive Elections - Nomination period extended

Due to insufficient nominations being received to fill all positions on the ASA Executive for 2016, the nomination period has been extended and will now close on Friday 11th September. Get involved, join Team 16 https://asa.ac.nz/executive/elections

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MUASC Snowplanet Trips

As an intro to the snow season, MUASC ran 3 trips to Snowplanet during Semester 1.  We used the ASA van to provide transport from Massey which means everyone can get to know each other and new members get a feel for what Snow Club trips are about.

For our events we had 13, 16 and 10 students attend respectively and the events were enjoyed by everyone who came. It was awesome to see that each group was made up of about 70% new members with a few old members coming along to help out and give skiing and snowboarding advice. It has also been great to see that some of our new members have come along to multiple nights as they are trying to “get good enough to come to the mountain”. This is exactly the opportunity we hoped to provide members with by running regular trips.  We have some funding left to run some more Snowplanet evenings, so why not come along and give it a go!

 

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Waikato Invitational - MAFF

Massey Albany Football club sent one team down to the Waikato Invitational to represent Massey in Football. Unfortunately a couple of our players pulled out the night before which resulted in us not having the minimum two females required on the pitch. All our games were therefore played in the spirit of fun; we had 1 win,1 draw and 2 losses. Our fifth game was defaulted due to rain and not being in contention for play offs. All involved had a lot of fun on and off the pitch.

 

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Get on board TEAM16

Nominations are open for the 2016 ASA Executive.  Closing date is 21st August, so BE QUICK.  More info.

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Massey University Community Garden Builds Their New Shed

The Community Garden club borrowed the ASA's Go-Pro camera and made a time-lapse video of them
assembling their new shed. 

Who says you can't build a shed in 1 minute! Check this out from the Massey University Community Garden Club. How long do you really think it took them?

Posted by ASA - Albany Students' Association on Tuesday, 11 August 2015
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AMESS - New Pool Table

Albany Massey Engineering Student Society purchased a new pool table last month, following a generous grant from the Albany Student Association. 

 The arrival of this new pool table was welcomed by students both young and old, with undergrads, post-grads, and even staff quickly coming back out of retirement to demonstrate their skills. The new addition has been a welcome sight in the Student Recreation Room, which is the communal space on the Albany Village campus for students to relax and socialize between classes. 

 

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